“Committed to making the planet more beautiful through our products, our people, our environmental sustainability and our philanthropy. .” _ Avon
It’s Project Runway sweet 16! They made some big changes for this season. This is the season of the real women. In the past Project Runway would make designing for “real women” a challenge, however, this season it’s the norm. And to top it off Project Runway is has partnered with Avon to created all season 16 beauty looks. Avon’s makeup artist, Hector Simancas will be the lead stylist.
Avon sent their runway ready kit including essential Avon products Hector uses throughout the season. So I could recreate looks from the catwalk at home with Avon’s True Color. Avon’s True Color technology, designed to give a natural flawless. True Color means the color you buy is the color you apply.
Season 16 premiered on August 17 and the designers competing this year are:
Aaron Myers, 23, Ridgewood, NY
Amy Bond, 46, Los Angeles, CA
Ayana Ife, 27, Salt Lake City, UT
Batani-Khalfani, 32, Inglewood, CA
Brandon Kee, 24, San Francisco, CA
ChaCha, 24, Taipei, Taiwan
Claire Buitendorp, 27, Grand Ledge, MI
Deyonté Weather, 36, Lynnwood, WA
Kentaro Kameyama, 38, Los Angeles, CA
Kenya Freeman, 37, Atlanta, GA
Kudzanai Karidza, 32, Atlanta GA
Margarita Alvarez, 30, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Michael Brambila, 25, Oakland, CA
Samantha Rei, 36, Minneapolia, MN
Sentell McDonald, 33, New York, NY
Shawn Buitendorp, 27, Grand Ledge, MI
This year Project Runway has teamed up with beauty brand Avon. Avon has a 130-year history of empowering women through economic opportunity, and the company also proudly supports the Avon Foundation for Women in its efforts to end breast cancer and domestic violence. Avon puts mascara on lashes and food on tables. Avon over a century has stood for beauty, innovation, optimism and, above all, for women. Avon is the leading social selling beauty company in North America, with independent sales representatives across the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada. Avon’s products include skin care, color cosmetics, fragrance and personal care products, brands such as ANEW, Avon Color, mark., and Skin So Soft, as well as fashion and accessories.
Avon’s makeup artist, Hector Simancas is the lead stylist creating the amazing looks for season 16. Simancas love for beauty began while studying Design and Photography. Working as a photographer in Venezuela pushed him to look for greater opportunity and he decided to move to New York. Simancas started as an assistant makeup artist for a good friend, which showcased his talent and sparked his passion to do makeup. Hector has traveled and worked in numerous countries maintaining New York City as his home for over ten years. His work regularly appears in the pages of Marie Clarie, Vanity Fair, and Interview, as well as international editions of Vogue, Elle, W, Marie Claire and Glamour. He has worked with many celebrities including Sienna Miller, Maggie Q, Sandra Oh, Christy Turlington, Naomi Campbell, Stephanie Seymour, Amber Valletta, Shirley MacLaine, Morgan Fairchild, Paz de la Huerta and Lauryn Hill.
The sunset eyes look created by Avon Lead Makeup Artist Hector Simancas
This fab looks was created for designer Michael Brambila
All vivid shades! Avon True Color 8-in-1 Eyeshadow…All-day, crease-resistant wear. Control intensity with wet or dry application. Eight great shades of creamy smooth powder eyeshadow blends to a silky velvet finish. It provides true color payoff while feeling comfortable on lids. The formula is blendable and buildable.
Make your eyes pop with more intensified shades with Avon True Color Glimmersticks Diamonds Eye Liner! Define your eyes with perfect prevision with the creamy smooth glide-on color of Avon True Color Glimmersticks Diamonds Eye Liner. The rich color you see is the same color you get. It stays color true (color does not change hue/color as it wears). It’s fuss proof/fail proof with creamy smooth glide-on-color.
Complementary shades, Avon True Color Eyeshadow Duo… Two complementary shades in one. Each designed to deliver high impact color. It come’s in a mirrored case. This rich, vibrant color with crease-proof wear with color saturated shades for every skin tone. With New True Color technology the shadow color stays true for hours.*
I created this glamourous looks using all the products above. The Project Runway season kicked August 17 – Be sure to tune in! Also, follow my Instastory so you can see the different looks I create using Avon products.
Do you like the final look?
I received the Avon products complimentary, however; All opinions are my own.
* The Eyebrow styling duo was not received.
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